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Magnolia Blue Opal Large. (Acuminta) 10 Litre

Magnolia Blue Opal Large. (Acuminta) 10 Litre

£45.00
Magnolia Acuminata Blue Opal 10 Litre - Delivery by Charellagardens
Magnolia Acuminata Blue Opal 10 Litre - Delivery by Charellagardens Magnolia Acuminata Blue Opal 10 Litre - Delivery by Charellagardens Magnolia Acuminata Blue Opal 10 Litre - Delivery by Charellagardens
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Quick Overview

Magnolia Blue Opal. Blue buds proceeded by large yellow flowers. Established plants in 10 litre pots approximately 80-100 cm tall

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
101cm - 120cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
10 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
80/100 cm ex pot
Toleration
Toleration
-15
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
Blue
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Medium
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Magnolia Acuminata Blue Opal 10 Litre : Blue Opal Magnolia Acuminata. A medium to large deciduous shrub reaching heights of upto 15 metres with an 8 metre spread. Blue Opal gives a dazzling display of blue buds in late spring or early summer, these are proceeded by large yellow flowers. The Magnolia is one of the most popular small trees in the UK. One of the benefits about this particular Magnolia is its ability to adapt to various soil types, unlike other varieties it is tolerant of lime soil, ( Magnolia Acuminita ) making it suitable for almost any garden. Larger size plants like this are still a relatively rare find in the Uk.

What to expect: Your plant will arrive in planted in a 10Litre/30 cm pot and will have an actual plant size, excluding the pot of approximately 80-100cm.

Planting position: Magnolia Blue Opal prefer a good sunny spot but will cope well with light partial shade. Preferably plant somewhere away from exposed windy sites and somewhere that avoids frost as much as possible, this is more important in early spring than during the winter as late harsh late frosts may damage furry buds and the flowers.

Soil: Whilst most Magnolia prefer an acidic soil, this Acuminata variety will adapt to almost any type, even ones with a high lime content. Ensure the planting area has a good supply of water and does not dry out totally or become waterlogged.

Suitable for container planting: No

Eventual height and spread: In ideal conditions upto 15 metres with an 8 metres spread. 

Pruning: Not really a necessity, if you choose to it should be done in Mid-summer when the tree is in full leaf. Any broken or damaged branches can be removed as they occur.

Growth speed: Slow

Growth Habit: Bushy

Evergreen: No deciduous

Flowering Period: Produces blue buds proceeded by green/yellow flowers in May, leaves arrive towards the end of the flowering period.

Foliage: Mid to dark green large leaves.

Winter hardy: Yes

A relatively easy plant to maintain, that has no real specific requirements. When preparing your hole add some well rotted manure or a loam based compost this will help the plant adapt to its new surroundings quicker, also ensure your plant is planted at the same depth as it is in the pot. Like all new plants ensure a good water supply until established

A relatively easy plant to maintain, that has no real specific requirements.